libcurl-minimal does not require libbrotli, libidn2, libssh, libpsl, and openldap.
curl-minimal does not require libmetalink.
Using the -minimal packages could transitively help to save additional dependencies and, consequently, a lot of disk space.
The -minimal packages can still be "upgraded" to libcurl-full and curl-full in layered images if necessary. Both the variants provide compatible API/ABI.
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